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Mental health for managers

Event organised by ICE

14 November 2022
09:30 - 16:30 GMT
Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue
16 St Mary’s Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1SU
United Kingdom
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Ben Fund

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From £45.83 (Excl.VAT)

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Delegates will explore:

  • The mental health continuum
  • Mental health and mental illness – two terms with different meanings
  • What influences mental health?
  • Is there such a thing as ‘good’ stress?
  • The main causes of stress in the workplace
  • Practical tools with which to support employees
  • Treatment options for conditions, including self-help and professional help
  • The role of people-managers in modelling positive wellbeing behaviours
  • Being confident in starting conversations around mental health and wellbeing

The workshop is subsidised by the Benevolent Fund and offered at a heavily discounted rate for the benefit of ICE members. Fees are £65 for ICE Members (all grades) and £160 for Non-Members. Early bird discounts, of £10 and £25 respectively, are available if booking at least four weeks in advance of the workshop.

Download a programme of the event from the Ben Fund website here.

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Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue
16 St Mary’s Street
United Kingdom


Kirsty Lilley

Kirsty Lilley

health trainer

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Kirsty Lilley

Kirsty is an experienced, award-winning mental health trainer, coach and mindfulness and self-compassion facilitator. She has a particular interest in self compassion approaches to help people manage anxiety in times of uncertainty and relate to ourselves more helpfully during difficulty. She has an MSc in Mindfulness and Compassion approaches and is an accredited Mindful Self-Compassion facilitator.

Originally qualified as a Registered General Nurse and Occupational Health nurse, Kirsty has worked within many different workplace settings. She has extensive experience in developing strategic approaches for improving mental health and wellbeing at work, working previously as a Mental Wellbeing specialist for National Grid.

Kirsty has developed and delivered sessions which help people to improve their mental health and wellbeing at work, including line manager training, helping managers to feel confident when supporting individuals experiencing distress at work and enabling them to create an environment in which people can flourish.

Kirsty runs regular retreats helping individuals to develop mindfulness and self-compassion skills, especially those experiencing pain from physical health difficulties and emotional distress. She is also a qualified psychotherapist and coach.

For more information please contact:

ICE Benevolent Fund Team